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The Primitive Methodist Hymnal, 1889047
Great God of Wonders! All Thy WaysRev. Samuel Davies (1723-1761)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
047aWorsleyJohn Howgate8.8.8.8.8.8.
047bSalvatorMelchior Vulpius (1560-1616)8.8.8.8.8.8.

1Great God of wonders! All Thy ways
Are matchless, God-like, and divine;
But the fair glories of Thy grace
More God-like and unrivalled shine:
Who is a pardoning God like Thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
2Crimes of such horror to forgive,
Such guilty, daring worms to spare;
This is Thy grand prerogative,
And none shall in the honor share:
Who is a pardoning God like Thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
3Angels and men, resign your claim
To pity, mercy, love, and grace;
These glories crown Jehovah’s name
With an incomparable blaze:
Who is a pardoning God like Thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
4In wonder lost, with trembling joy
We take the pardon of our God;
Pardon for crimes of deepest dye;
A pardon bought with Jesus’ blood.
Who is a pardoning God like Thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
5O may this strange, this matchless grace,
This God-like miracle of love,
Fill the wide earth with grateful praise,
And all the angelic choirs above!
Who is a pardoning God like Thee?
Or who has grace so rich and free?
Psalm138:5Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.
Psalm145:17The LORD is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
Isaiah55:1-71 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. 2 Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. 3 Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David. 4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people. 5 Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee. 6 Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: 7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Isaiah55:8,98 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. 9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Daniel4:3How great are his signs! and how mighty are his wonders! his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his dominion is from generation to generation.
Micah7:18,1918 Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy. 19 He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.

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